A Local Issue with National Participation
The Kansas State Board of Education has begun hearings on whether to change the way that biology is taught in public schools to include the teaching of intelligent design, a contrary theory to that of evolution and natural selection.
National Trends, Local Insights
This presentation combines national survey data with a special online survey of K-12 school system webmasters in the Washington, DC, region. Topics include: the internet’s impact on parents, students, K-12 education, and local government.
College Searching Online
The majority of teens and nearly half of online adults use the internet to search for colleges or schools.
Teens, Students, Parents and Internet Technology: The Findings of Pew Internet Project
The presentation outlines three main groups, roughly aligned with the constituencies of a college or university website–teens/prospective students, current students and parents–and discusses the online nature, behaviors and beliefs of these groups.
Teens, Parents and Technology: Highlights from the Pew Internet Project
Amanda’s presentation covered how teenagers, college students and their parents use the Internet.
Let the games begin: Gaming technology and college students
This is a report of a study of college studentsâ€™ use of electronic, video and online games. Seventy percent of college students surveyed reported playing games at least once in a while. The academic and social impacts of gaming are discussed.
College Students and the Web
Data provided by comScore Networks detailing the kinds of Web sites that are particularly appealing to college students, and the kinds of sites where a high proportion of shoppers are college students.
The Digital Disconnect: The widening gap between Internet-savvy students and their schools
This focus group-based study of Internet savvy middle and high school students found that students report a substantial disconnect between school-based and teacher-directed internet use and home internet use for school.
Use of the Internet at Major Life Moments
Information on the Web is important to significant numbers of Americans when they are making important choices related to education and job training, investments and big-ticket purchases, and health care for themselves or for loved ones. Online mater…
The Internet and Education
An overview of how today’s student and parents use the Internet to do research, homework, contact schools and teachers, and also sometimes to cheat.